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moooiiink. >> the queen's gambit were on display in san francisco today. names of chess moves used by more than 300 kids scholastic chess championship. the goal was to get kids more interested in chess. some of these we talked to had their first moves planned out. >> i move the knight. it can jump over pieces. >> i use any knights and pawns and my queen. >> the opening move is usually
system does. that's y what san francisco will be i'll focus in 2014 and that ladies and gentlemen, is what will make san francisco the safety big city in america. i want to thank you from the bottom of my heart and my staff and all my partners from the board of supervisors and you in the community without your help again none of this will work. it's takes a village to make a community safer. i'm proud to be part of this community this is a community where people come together and while sometimes, we maybe very boisterous how we disagree and over minor minor things i know it's funny because people tube we're also professing the shades of difference sometimes are so small we work really hard to distinguish ours inform an outside server we look crazy but in the such a great place to live and raise a family and it doesn't matter where your gay or straight or black or white this is a community that wants to work together and for that i'm very blessed to be part of this community and again, i thank you deeply for the support in how you've embraced me from the first day i came here. i wa
of service the communities of san francisco. we're in a wonderful boom in terms of economics and the city college needs to be there to support of the skill sets that are required to be sustained by the people of san francisco. that's really the hallmark of why this bill t is important >> (inaudible) we would lose so far there - and a that's correct this year we're in a current year of stabilization and as we finish all the monumental work that's been done it will take at least another year and more importantly it will take time for the students to have the confidence to come back to school. you know what we've noticed it that our students haven't gone anywhere they're waiting to see what's happening to us. that's an important thing to note and the stabilization funding will help to give the confidence back to the students. thank you >> (inaudible). >> i don't have a number only a you are about to give on the on top of my head. >> what about prop thirty and prop 8 in san francisco we've had (inaudible). >> that didn't balance out the loss. >> i want to talk about numbers
his excellency from the french republic inform san francisco. now may i please present the achieve pro to call charring let (clapping) >> you couldn't have said that better. so french is alive and well in our french american schools and french is in the air with our invite with the french republic of france we're delight to have you here. we're pleased you've brought a delegation i believe the administrators of your government and the elected officials and your ambassadors and advisory. you're in a city of innovation and the french have brought so much here today wear in city hall and your host is mayor ed lee who women's to you to this city hall who has a great deal to talk about the french architecture. thank you, mr. president for coming west after your visit in washington, d.c. pr it's n a little in congress so you, you came across the united states to study fast foods but we welcome you here today. and san francisco we hope that not only you learn about all the innovation but i also know you'll see the hospitality and see the french influence and the cultural that's plausible her
the french republic inform san francisco. now may i please present the achieve pro to call charring let (clapping) >> you couldn't have said that better. so french is alive and well in our french american schools and french is in the air with our invite with the french republic of france we're delight to have you here. we're pleased you've brought a delegation i believe the administrators of your government and the elected officials and your ambassadors and advisory. you're in a city of innovation and the french have brought so much here today wear in city hall and your host is mayor ed lee who women's to you to this city hall who has a great deal to talk about the french architecture. thank you, mr. president for coming west after your visit in washington, d.c. pr it's n a little in congress so you, you came across the united states to study fast foods but we welcome you here today. and san francisco we hope that not only you learn about all the innovation but i also know you'll see the hospitality and see the french influence and the cultural that's plausible here in 1839 the first i
partnerships within businesses and san francisco and france. but perhaps the greatest ties go beyond the government and businesses those are the bonds of family. since the earliest days of san francisco when we were known as yerba buena french men, women, and children left their homes and their ancestors and came here for tuesday night. our city is proud we've been a long term home for many french and frenchmen's. the gold brought in a lot of migration here in the horrifies of france. the french built the fair mount hotel and organized our first fire companies. they built the first railroad in san francisco a steam line to admission delores. french citizens were amongst the first to form the banking institution in our city and there are french associates in our city social and religiously and patriotic and philosophical tropic and can trace their beginnings to our city. we've embraced this as cultural and trade for censures and tourism. the most visible influence of fravrns france what can be found in our monument to the city beautiful. it's a movement that was designed by the archit
have worked and san francisco you are truly rising together in berkley and merry listen and palo alto all the area is rising. we've been honored to work with the mayor of san francisco and his incredible team i want to introduce my sister and board member to stand with me as we are rising thank all the 60 community groups who talked and dreamed and where it will lead into the future. we wanted to thank mayor ed lee and his incredible team and others all you amazing activists and people here i'm sorry, i miss printed out that name. and the idea of this event with emily when people came together and rebecca and stephanie and the incredible team. i want to thank the department of commission on the statutes of women and this lady's tireless leadership has brought us here today with a community of activist that are enparallel and a staff who has shown up and plastered posters. i want to thank the team of women in mann how far helping people to get the word out hold up your signs. i want to thank emily and our production executive nan net murphy. emily and our board have been dancing and dr
.) in my school. >> (repeated.) my work place and my community. >> (repeated.) and in san francisco, california. >> (repeated.) thank you, everybody for taking the pledge congratulations (clapping.) san francisco are we ready to rock. come on i want to hear you (clapping) you know people around the world are looking at us just now and we want to make it allowed and clear this is no place where violence against women and young girls will be trorntd. one out of 3 women in their lifetime will face rape or a serious assault that's not assembleable. men have to step up to the plate, too, we are sons and fathers and many of us are husbands as well. we have a collected obligation to make sure that violence against young girls and women will stop. today, today, we're going to raise the roof and show what san francisco stands for. thank you and let's be allowed and clear (clapping.) san francisco are we rising today? are we rising for justice are we part of the one billion. i'm david chiu and i'm proud to represent our board of supervisors and the assistant district attorney and the domest
here in san francisco. it's a real great occasion for us. we enjoy seeing it today than the way it was before. many visitors especially international visitors get off the bus at the airport and come here as their very first stop looking for information from san francisco. we get over 400,000 people to come here to learn about what to do in san francisco. i think the changes which i'm going to talk about in san francisco. it's brought the feeling of the city in san francisco and the region into the building and it's a positive experience for us and the visitors and the volunteers who spend so much time here. so i would like to crews right now the mayor who has been a great partner with the hospital industry. in fact this whole project without the city of san francisco could not have done with without the help to make the plaza better and the visitor center a better experience and will work to make it more welcoming. i would like to introduce mayor lee, a tremendous ambassador to what we are all about. let's give him a round of applause for that leadership. thank you for not on
and their giving us only two minutes. we need real people to represent san francisco. we have somebody in district 10 that has no clue. first and foremost and the attorneys know and anyone who knows about land use is we can't take a one hundred 3 acres in this case without first having a meeting with the fact so no meeting was held and suddenly 3 hundred acres were declared a survey area we intended all the meetings so we know what we're talking about. but now suddenly dpw is coming her and saying no, we need this land vacated so he can do our infrastructure on land that is in filled the worse type and is prone to flooding that you have several representatives that have rubber stamped and attorneys that can't stand up i'll call them boovendz who does not represented our country and not represent our nation don't represent san francisco. can you image what you're all doing. the process has not been followed. what is important to note is that some people should be taken to court you, you using the act. thank you very much >> is there any additional public comment on items 1 and two. seeing none, pu
republic inform san francisco. now may i please present the achieve pro to call charring let (clapping) >> you couldn't have said that better. so french is alive and well in our french american schools and french is in the air with our invite with the french republic of france we're delight to have you here. we're pleased you've brought a delegation i believe the administrators of your government and the elected officials and your ambassadors and advisory. you're in a city of innovation and the french have brought so much here today wear in city hall and your host is mayor ed lee who women's to you to this city hall who has a great deal to talk about the french architecture. thank you, mr. president for coming west after your visit in washington, d.c. pr it's n a little in congress so you, you came across the united states to study fast foods but we welcome you here today. and san francisco we hope that not only you learn about all the innovation but i also know you'll see the hospitality and see the french influence and the cultural that's plausible here in 1839 the first immigrants
our nation don't represent san francisco. can you image what you're all doing. the process has not been followed. what is important to note is that some people should be taken to court you, you using the act. thank you very much >> is there any additional public comment on items 1 and two. seeing none, public comment is closed. okay. if there's no additional questions or comments colleagues i'll entertain a motion to forward item one to the board without recommendation for a hearing on april 8th and item 2 forward to the board with recommendations as a questioning committee report >> so moved. any decision on the motion then we'll take that motion without objection >> madam clerk, call item 3. >> item 3 is the ordinance submitting the planning code for the alcohol use district and supervisor cowen. >> let's go ahead and bring it up there's no introduction needed. is there - >> mr. star from the planning department. >> keep it moving thanks for being here. >> good afternoon. i'm here to report that the planning commission voted this recommend on approval if you have an
executive to join us on behalf of port of san francisco and highlighted in the meeting how important it is to have the leadership recognize the affinity group and demonstrating all are welcome and their diversity is embraced. as was said reilly it's so important to insure that all employees feel comfortable in their employment and bring their full selves to work and not feel the threats they're not supported in their entirety and it enhances their ability to be working at their jobs. i know for the port of san francisco and oakland who hosted and all the others it's important. particularly pleased we have an criminal day with the port of oakland encombhuz the control tower a meeting that was facilitated by all participant it was tremendously successful generating opportunity and comradey amongst the port and a tour of the port crapes so many of us had our first walk above the catwalk from the port of san francisco we have several planter i want to thank them for joining us as i mentioned executive director ms. mirror and the awards she received and demonstrated as a leader in cappa a
san francisco. now may i please present the achieve pro to call charring let (clapping) >> you couldn't have said that better. so french is alive and well in our french american schools and french is in the air with our invite with the french republic of france we're delight to have you here. we're pleased you've brought a delegation i believe the administrators of your government and the elected officials and your ambassadors and advisory. you're in a city of innovation and the french have brought so much here today wear in city hall and your host is mayor ed lee who women's to you to this city hall who has a great deal to talk about the french architecture. thank you, mr. president for coming west after your visit in washington, d.c. pr it's n a little in congress so you, you came across the united states to study fast foods but we welcome you here today. and san francisco we hope that not only you learn about all the innovation but i also know you'll see the hospitality and see the french influence and the cultural that's plausible here in 1839 the first immigrants came and brought
on the streets of san francisco by vehicles than by homicide. we intended to attack this trying to get a handle on gun violence and violent crime in san francisco and that's through smaet strategy and will deployment and combirs our community. we've been successful so far but focusing on the 5 most dangerous intersections and our confliction factors and using our data for realtime deployment and redeployment we can get a handle at least for the enforcement piece but as far as as education we're going to need community and partnership we're looking both ways to cross the street now look both ways and make eye contact with the driver before you cross the street. you are our populations is over 8 hundred thousand and growing and twice as many bicyclists in the city and more construction in the country and at the same time everybody can't wait 60 seconds longer to be on their cell phone we're at a crisis level in san francisco we exceed violent crime serious injuries and deaths by those that are happening on the roads we can do this using technology and follow the lead of the people behind us but w
laws in both arizona and kansas. so, the threat to our elections is real. san francisco and california are pretty clean, but we do need to maintain our vigilance to make sure there are no threats to our city and county. any questions? ~ paves >> supervisor tang. >> sure,ly ask this of all candidates. but if you can speak to some of the goals that you have if you were to serve on this commission ~. >> yes, thank you. integrity is a very general goal, but it is the number one priority. if any outside influences do try to threaten the electoral integrity, i do think that is our duty or my personal goal to fight it and the oppressive voter id law is a perfect example. more specifically, continuing with the election commission, i really want to work on poll worker training. we already do have a good program, but they are our front line defense and are essentially judge, jury and executioner on election day. there are thousands of them and yet only a few dozen full-time electoral staff. they need better training. they're doing a good job, but we can always use more. and if you throw some mon
president. [ meeting is adjourned adjourn >> >> (clapping) hello san francisco. are you having fun yet? yeah. today will not have been possible without the collaboration of the cities family and the community activists i know i wouldn't be able to call everyone there are two pages of individuals who helped but first i want to introduce the board of supervisors. yeah. we have supervisor mar. supervisor wiener. come on up. supervisor campos (clapping) supervisor yee. we have our treasurer jose is a ners where is he we have jeff come on they're our studio officials the police chief greg suhr and others i'm sure i've forgotten i want a big round of applause for your community leaders hello in the back (clapping) so thank you to all of you for making this day together. today we're rising for justice and we still have a lot of things going on for you. thank you (clapping.) i don't hear you i'm sorry. i don't hear you. are we there yet. we have to be really loud and stop violence. at this time i'll welcome the executive director of ebay you know the folks. the global movement to end viole
in places where smoking isn't allow, where children and family eat and read books? san francisco has always been a leader in controlling this zombie industry. san francisco was an early adopter nationally of smoke-free workplaces, smoke-free bars and restaurants. san francisco has set a standard in protecting our families and children from the harms of secondhand smoke and advertising that promotes nicotine addiction. examples include in 194 legislation banning smoking in workplaces, 1997, legislation banning vending machines, 2003 legislation requiring tobacco permits, and 2013, the ban of smoking in outdoor spaces. the result of these actions have been a major, major -- has had a major impact on the smoking rate decline in san francisco. we went from almost 20% in 1990 down to 12.5% today. taking the stand these products have saved many lives and millions of dollars in tobacco related medical treatments. the key benefit to smoke-free laws is to change the social norms around smoking and to make smoking and e-cigarette consumption less socially acceptable. e-cigarettes are contributing to
franciscans but all of san francisco. that is a system wide level of reduction we are aiming for and we are calling on san franciscans on that and the need to achieve that. we average a demand here in san francisco about 73 million gallons a day. our use is low here in san francisco, approximately 49 gallons per day per residential use. it comes to 88 gallons per resident if you factor in industrial . that is lower than most areas. the key that we have found is really educating people to the need to conserve and really to get meaningful conservation is replacement of plumbing fixtures such as shower heads, toilets, installing faucets and plumbing fixtures and useless water and whether it's through a rebate program. we have some of those as well. those are the ways to get more out there. i think you will be doing a lot of that in the coming months. regarding state departments the mayor issued directives on february 10th to further reduce consumption by 10 percent. since 2008, city departments have reduced their consumption by 22 percent. they have been good conserveers just like the city
dedicated that we should call for that and that's for san franciscans but all of san francisco. that is a system wide level of reduction we are aiming for and we are calling on san franciscans on that and the need to achieve that. we average a demand here in san francisco about 73 million gallons a day. our use is low here in san francisco, approximately 49 gallons per day per residential use. it comes to 88 gallons per resident if you factor in industrial . that is lower than most areas. the key that we have found is really educating people to the need to conserve and really to get meaningful conservation is replacement of plumbing fixtures such as shower heads, toilets, installing faucets and plumbing fixtures and useless water and whether it's through a rebate program. we have some of those as well. those are the ways to get more out there. i think you will be doing a lot of that in the coming months. regarding state departments the mayor issued directives on february 10th to further reduce consumption by 10 percent. since 2008, city departments have reduced their consumpti
ever had before. [ applause ] fp >> and we are sending a strong message that san francisco families are welcome and we want you to stay. >> this park is open. ♪ >> so what brought you out here for the bike ride today? >> i grew up in san francisco but i have been living in new york. i wanted to see what san francisco is doing with infrastructure. >> cities are where people are living these days. the bay area is doing a lot with construction and the way to change the world starts here. >> we are about to take a bike ride. we have 30 cyclist. i'm really excited to hit the road and see what the city has in store. >> i definitely recommend it to people. it's a fun afternoon and you learn so many things. >> this is so much fun. i go to parts of the city that i don't come to. this will make the city a more susta >> welcome and thank you so itch for being here for this historic occasion renaming of the bridge for willie l brown junior. this is no better person than bridge. he's spent a lifetime providing a pathway so millions of californians could improve their lives. please stand now as
but i'm pleased to have a chance to welcome our president of the french folks to a san francisco. it's important we meet with our country's oldest ally the french. obviously our country's coordinate on biennial issues and he met that president obama yesterday. i must thank and commend him for venturing here to san francisco. i think your stay in our city will make it clear that while washington, d.c. is the united states national capita san francisco is the innovation capital of the world (clapping) mr. president, as home to top technology and creativity would it be fair to say in the world we've seen more and more talent move here attracted by our mixed use and transit originated city but the undying art's and cult. and this influx a has benefited san francisco in numerous ways dr. tb long standing civil changes exchanges. i know from our city paris that fransz it committed to remaining attractive and innovative. president al lesson and i had an excellent conversation and we talked about how to encourage growth and encourage notation in all the areas of the economy while making sure
. to give you some background about myself, i have lived in san francisco for over eight years, first in district 9 and then district 8. i received a ph.d. in mathematics from u.c. davis in 2005 and moved to san francisco shortly after that. in 2007 i started working as a software developer for a company called granicus which i believe you are all familiar with. they specialize in government transparency, expanding citizen access to government information. for example, san francisco uses granicus to streamline government meetings. i worked there for 6-1/2 years until last november to start working on my own software idea. i have also been active in the open source software community throughout that time. in addition to my software work, i have been active in election and voting integrity issues for over 10 years. while living in davis, i advised the city appointed body called the davis governance task force and was recommended by them for my valuable contributions. ~ on election issues. in san francisco i have been appointed [speaker not understood] inspector two times starting in the
for considering me. to give you some background about myself, i have lived in san francisco for over eight years, first in district 9 and then district 8. i received a ph.d. in mathematics from u.c. davis in 2005 and moved to san francisco shortly after that. in 2007 i started working as a software developer for a company called granicus which i believe you are all familiar with. they specialize in government transparency, expanding citizen access to government information. for example, san francisco uses granicus to streamline government meetings. i worked there for 6-1/2 years until last november to start working on my own software idea. i have also been active in the open source software community throughout that time. in addition to my software work, i have been active in election and voting integrity issues for over 10 years. while living in davis, i advised the city appointed body called the davis governance task force and was recommended by them for my valuable contributions. ~ on election issues. in san francisco i have been appointed [speaker not understood] inspector two times starting
. we need real people to represent san francisco. we have somebody in district 10 that has no clue. first and foremost and the attorneys know and anyone who knows about land use is we can't take a one hundred 3 acres in this case without first having a meeting with the fact so no meeting was held and suddenly 3 hundred acres were declared a survey area we intended all the meetings so we know what we're talking about. but now suddenly dpw is coming her and saying no, we need this land vacated so he can do our infrastructure on land that is in filled the worse type and is prone to flooding that you have several representatives that have rubber stamped and attorneys that can't stand up i'll call them boovendz who does not represented our country and not represent our nation don't represent san francisco. can you image what you're all doing. the process has not been followed. what is important to note is that some people should be taken to court you, you using the act. thank you very much >> is there any additional public comment on items 1 and two. seeing none, public comment is clos
to our elections is real. san francisco and california are pretty clean, but we do need to maintain our vigilance to make sure there are no threats to our city and county. any questions? ~ paves >> supervisor tang. >> sure,ly ask this of all candidates. but if you can speak to some of the goals that you have if you were to serve on this commission ~. >> yes, thank you. integrity is a very general goal, but it is the number one priority. if any outside influences do try to threaten the electoral integrity, i do think that is our duty or my personal goal to fight it and the oppressive voter id law is a perfect example. more specifically, continuing with the election commission, i really want to work on poll worker training. we already do have a good program, but they are our front line defense and are essentially judge, jury and executioner on election day. there are thousands of them and yet only a few dozen full-time electoral staff. they need better training. they're doing a good job, but we can always use more. and if you throw some money our way, knock knock, i would love to create a
this and they are struggling and they shouldn't have to choose between paying medication and someone's life. san francisco has always stood up for families and this resolution supports this type of family to help the families and make a difference in their life and no one has to choose from their health and their lives and this will help make life affordable. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. >> hello, supervisors. my name is jessie brooks. i'm an hiv/aids advocate and also hiv positive. i have seen the impact that high drug pricing has had on patients. i have seen pricing co-pays where have to decide whether to pay the co-pay or to eat. those situations. i was very active on prop d and so glad that san francisco passed it. this drug traffic is a run away train. how do you stop a run away train? you stop it. before long if we let it keep going it's going to collapse our system. it's one of the issues that wasn't taken care of in the affordable care act. it should go hand in hand with drug cost. also i have seen patients, i'm one of those lucky patients where the city and state are paying for it. in the
that men and boys understand mass lubricant a. we have worked and san francisco you are truly rising together in berkley and merry listen and palo alto all the area is rising. we've been honored to work with the mayor of san francisco and his incredible team i want to introduce my sister and board member to stand with me as we are rising thank all the 60 community groups who talked and dreamed and where it will lead into the future. we wanted to thank mayor ed lee and his incredible team and others all you amazing activists and people here i'm sorry, i miss printed out that name. and the idea of this event with emily when people came together and rebecca and stephanie and the incredible team. i want to thank the department of commission on the statutes of women and this lady's tireless leadership has brought us here today with a community of activist that are enparallel and a staff who has shown up and plastered posters. i want to thank the team of women in mann how far helping people to get the word out hold up your signs. i want to thank emily and our production executive nan net m
people for the future of san francisco. thank you. >> hello, good evening supervisors, my name is lily. i'm at coleman advocates. i'm here because i'm also a product of like natalie said, i'm a product of the children's amendment. i have been a participant of programs that were funded through the children's amendment and i was also staff at programs that helped low income and struggling young people and also a part of the lgbt -- proposition b. but the children's amendment is very important to young people to people that really need it. right now, it's not enough. we really do need to expand it to address tai and other young people that need the support. i would encourage you to do so. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker please. >> good afternoon, thank you for your patience. i'm adams and a parent * of a preschooler in san francisco. i just want to make comments about the importance of the amendment and importance about increasing the funds and most specifically about including the 18-24-year-olds. the point in time this year pointed out to the people between 18-24 who are homeles
the country but i think that can only happen in san francisco the mayors on board and the city hall it's an incredible outpouring and i love how san francisco is in the spotlight here and people around the world sending their love to san francisco. you kids we thank you for your encourage and we wish we can erase the pain we hope this is the day of magic and that you'll remember this forever. bat kid forever in san francisco >> san francisco is unique in this way and it's part of our compassion and we have a civic duty to be involved and people are stepping forward if in huge way. it's about san francisco and it's inspired by miles and about every child who has a severe heh the businesses it was the birsdz are christopher and is bees busing this is the weekly buzz pr this friday evening is the 2014th opening needed i invite at the golden gate park and it will have panel discussions and film screenings and more plus the observation tower will be open and saturday head to selma and joy a day of fitness and enroll in a basketball tournament and all ages and fit levels are welcome and
francisco tobacco free coalition has conducted research and brought reliable information to the san francisco board of supervisors for decades. and we have supported the best practices in san francisco to improve health and provided successful policy options that have reduced -- that have openly impacted the smoking rate in san francisco limited and reduced youth initiation of smoking and reduced the public's exposure to secondhand smoke. we've already heard from a lot of the other speakers here about this marketing to youth, how youth have taken smoking e-cigarettes has doubled. i wanted to add a couple more things about the youth issue, that -- to further impress upon the point we need to regulate e-cigarettes is that the youth, if they want to buy a cigarette online, they just check a box that says they're over 18. there is no monitoring and it is easy access. for the most part youth are getting it because they can easily buy it from the corner store. with this particular ordinance, retailers including e-cigarettes into the track of retailer license that would require retailers t
for the city of san francisco and item 16 the property vs. city and county of san francisco and do so one through one hundred and the city and county of san francisco litigation vs. pacific gas and electric company and item 19 existing litigation for the gas company vs. city and county of san francisco and the agency chief of security >> good afternoon counselor. >> good afternoon. >> no, no, no. >> maybe not sogood. >> thank you very much we've returned from our closed session and i'm happy to report that the commission has adapted recommendations on item 13, 14 and 15 and 16 as long as that's sufficient we can poach to the mexico - next item. >> to disclose the items. >> i'll call for a vote not to disclose the i's have it madam other items. >> new business item 23. >> know there have been discussions about the joint agency that came along after the department of the environment i know we're working on the scheduling of that i asked for information back on items that we're going to discuss in in addition to that i asked for a report related to some projects out in the southeast
of san francisco and the administration of justice. i also happen to be a taxpayer. and i spent the majority of my adult life in the criminal justice system and quite frankly i've seen more due process shown for murderers and drug dealers than i've seen for city college of san francisco. (applause) >>> what's taking place -- what has been taking place, any time you can kill an educational institution in the city and county of san francisco, people should be ashamed of themselves that we've even gotten to this pipet. there is a certain public official who is not here and hasn't been here. ~ point he was elected the mayor of the city and county of san francisco. his voice, he's missing in action. (applause) >>> when i was in the marine corps, he would have been court martialed and tossed. i want that to be very clear. i know exactly what i'm saying. i fought in the '60s in a lot of different ways at san francisco state, and i fought some of this stuff was over with, but here we are again and what we're fighting for is public education. the right to have access to public education
smoking rate decline in san francisco. we went from almost 20% in 1990 down to 12.5% today. taking the stand these products have saved many lives and millions of dollars in tobacco related medical treatments. the key benefit to smoke-free laws is to change the social norms around smoking and to make smoking and e-cigarette consumption less socially acceptable. e-cigarettes are contributing to a step backward with young people smoking and tvs, movies, and advertising throughout san francisco. again, the real issue is are we -- the real issue is the promotion of nicotine addiction, plain and simple. are we going to let the zombie industry promote nicotine in our communities and in our children? i will now repeat all the disease, disability, and death caused by the products that they pedal. that's why i call them zombies. and i'm going to go ahead, i'm not going to go into the detail of the [speaker not understood]. you've heard that. we're going to have ucsf researchers coming to give you more information about that. but i want this to make no mistake, these products are designed to
not understood] and managers association of san francisco [speaker not understood] for action committee ballot issues a.k.a. boma s.f. p-a-c ballot issue. san francisco labor and neighbor, member education political issues committee. i'm going to read the id number because this organization has many committees. 97 06 30. committee for a brighter san francisco future, 136 20 60. ~ latino democratic club san francisco, 134 26 52. standing up for working families, a coalition of teachers, nurses, firefighters, public employees and health care advocates, 132 9001 ~. san francisco young democrats, 96 19 46. ~ [speaker not understood] san francisco p-a-c, 124 155 3. san francisco municipal executive association p-a-c, 127 120 3 ~. national union of health care workers candidate committee for quality patient care and union democracy, 131 82 00 ~. asian pacific democratic club political action committee, 93 1-5 58 ~. building owners and managers association of san francisco political action committee independent expenditures p-a-c aka beaumont sf p-a-c ie, 87 05 59 ~ [speaker not understood]. golden g
particularly observer team from san francisco and our team sister port if across the bay oakland to thank you. a little bit out of order i recognize richard to hear from the port of oakland. welcome across the bay >> welcome and thank you very much for the warm welcome. good afternoon commissioner president katz be vice president adams and commissioners, i guess someone is missing and executive director mirror. port of oakland port of san francisco staff and members of the public. thank you very much for the warm welcome i'm the director of the ports division of environmental ports and planning. i'm also here, of course, on behalf of chris literally he will and from the president of our board and all the port staff both at our seaport and the real estate area and the labor and trade to thank the port of san francisco for our commitment and engagement and leadership on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgenders diversity group. san francisco host the first meeting in june it was informal but we got a great view of the port of san francisco it's maritime activities we have a fantastic tour o
resolution come ratings that day everyone involved particularly observer team from san francisco and our team sister port if across the bay oakland to thank you. a little bit out of order i recognize richard to hear from the port of oakland. welcome across the bay >> welcome and thank you very much for the warm welcome. good afternoon commissioner president katz be vice president adams and commissioners, i guess someone is missing and executive director mirror. port of oakland port of san francisco staff and members of the public. thank you very much for the warm welcome i'm the director of the ports division of environmental ports and planning. i'm also here, of course, on behalf of chris literally he will and from the president of our board and all the port staff both at our seaport and the real estate area and the labor and trade to thank the port of san francisco for our commitment and engagement and leadership on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgenders diversity group. san francisco host the first meeting in june it was informal but we got a great view of the port of san francisco
>> good morning, everyone with. to the san francisco budget & finance committee for wednesday, march 19, 2014. my name is supervisor mark farrell i'll be chairing this committee and joined by supervisor avalos and thank you to clerk linda wong and billing and the other staff. madam clerk, any announcements? >> phones, devices please be advised that the chair may order the removal from the meeting room responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices. >> thank you call item 1. >> a resolution to modernize and replace 23 or 3 slartsz with 80 and 90 with a extract needing 2 hundred thousand. >> okay. thank you. >> good morning chairman and councilmembers i'm carla i'm the director at the mayor's office on disability thank you for the opportunity for talking about this resolution for the emergency contract for the building 80 and 90 elevator project it is near and dear to my heart and we're the clients with you we're the advocate for the patients and the staff at the san francisco general hospital. an emergency dec
. to the heart and soul. (clapping.) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i left my heart in san francisco. i honor it all to me. to be with little cable cars fly halfway to the stars. some morning it is in the air. i don't care. my love waits there in san francisco. among the blue and clear sky. when i come home to you san francisco. your gotten sky will shine for me. your golden sky will shine for me. (clapping.) >> thank you very, very much. the pacific boy choir academy. (clapping.) an academy that is supported by willie lewis brown. well, you, you know, it took the state legislature to make this a reality but it took the i am going and the drive a political savvy of the lady who is the president of naacp. ass allows decided there could be no better way to celebrate black history month than to make history that's why we're here today and alice we owe you a big debt of grutd. thank you for being our official host today (clapping) you also doubt there are many people who can't be called a celebrity or dignitary. i'm going to do this because our all special just read a few names of the special, special (laugh
property in san francisco i can, however, report the san francisco construction industry the delegates volted to endorse the sfarts bill. we're the folks who live in the rental unit in san francisco. although we in the building trade absolutely support of the construction of new housing for new resident and our own expanding families on the other hand, we absolutely oppose the eviction of resident so we support the legislation. i've have noubl no doubt others will follow our lead. thank you >> thank you ron and mike your joining forces with us will help. we're going to hear from a few people first dean of tenants together and others fighting battles on behalf of tonight's it has a real history the ellis act and we'll hear from two tenant. welcome dean preston >> thank you very much. dean preston with tenants together with the stating organizations. what an credible coalition thank you mayor ed lee and senator leno and president chiu and others supervisors how are the hero. i look at this coalition for the much needed reform of the ellis act i ask myself why has this coalition come to
in san francisco and unvalidated the first statesman of the first or first series in 1993 the post office at that time, it was historical and it was history to us to be able to advocate for the release of come tat it's stamp. we're happy in san francisco for the entire country to owner this statesman and we're happy to have the people of the state of california here year after year for the ceremony. so this year 2014 is very special for us today sermdz concerned. i know every year the city celebrates t celebrates t celebrates the chinese-american most but this is the 10th time with the naumd and now mayor ed lee we intend to celebrate this in may in a grand session and there's no better way to launch this what the first issuance of the statesman. i look forward to next year and many more years to come and i hope we'll have an asia series. thank you all the friends who helped us to participate so i want to thank the asia officers association for having - to help us. thank you. (clapping.) sherry map tang from the cultural center and so many things he's done and supervisor yee as just join
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